Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Lecture March 13: Ruth Wisse, "Discovering Yiddish Literature"

Discovering Yiddish Literature

A free lecture by Ruth Wisse

Professor of Yiddish and Comparative Literature
Harvard University

Take advantage of this special lecture by a distinguished Jewish scholar sponsored by Congregation Dor Hadash.

Join us to learn about great Yiddish works, among them novels that rank with the best English, Russian and French novels of the 19th Century. Professor Wisse has been a world-renowned scholar of Yiddish literature for decades as author, editor, and teacher. Among her many important books is The Modern Jewish Canon (2000), winner of The National Jewish Book Award and the Jewish Cultural Achievement Award in Scholarship.

Sunday, March 13, 2011
10 AM—12 PM
Location: Tree of Life, Wilkins and Shady, Squirrel Hill

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